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The Ten-Minute Marriage Principle: Quick, Daily Steps for Refreshing Your Relationship [Paperback]

By Douglas Weiss (Author)
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Nationally recognized relationship expert Doug Weiss offers this practical guide for marriage:
simple ways to build true intimacy in just minutes a day. Douglas Weiss draws on 19 years of clinical experience, as well as 20 years of marriage and a commitment to Christian faith, to develop this easy-to-follow plan for improving your marriage. It requires couples to take 10 minutes a day to focus on each other and do simple exercises so they will deepen their love, connect spiritually, and feel closer throughout the chaos of day-to-day living. These simple exercises include ?speaking? a love letter to your spouse, talking about the details of your day, and learning how to put feelings into words. By investing just 10 minutes a day, couples can enhance their marriages in ways that will benefi t them for a lifetime!

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Relationship expert Douglas Weiss shows how couples, by taking a few minutes each day to focus on each other, can enhance their marriages in ways they'll appreciate for a lifetime. He also presents solid insight into some of the most critical areas of marriage, including resolving conflict and understanding basic personality differences.

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The Ten-Minute Marriage Principle - Quick, Daily Steps for Refreshing Your Relationship
By Douglas Weiss

Binding: Softcover

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Studio: FaithWords
Pages   256
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 14, 2007
ISBN  0446698105  
ISBN13  9780446698108  

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More About Douglas Weiss

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Dr. Douglas Weiss has published sixteen books on sex and marriage and has also produced numerous CD and DVD products that have sold over 100,000 copies combined. Weiss currently serves as the executive director for Heart to Heart Counseling Center in Colorado Springs and speaks at dozens of national and international conferences each year. He and his wife, Lisa, have been married for twenty years. You can visit his Web site at

Douglas Weiss currently resides in Ft. Worth Colorado Springs Col, in the state of Texas.

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Weiss offers special exercises that can be done in 10 minutes a day to ensure a happier, more solid marriage  Jul 15, 2008
The core idea of THE TEN-MINUTE MARRIAGE PRINCIPLE --- that you can change your marriage in 10 minutes a day --- may strike some as improbably optimistic. But prolific author and executive director of the Heart to Heart Counseling Center Douglas Weiss believes it's possible. "If you're going to be married, have a great marriage! Let me show you how."

Weiss, the host of TBN's "Winning @ Marriage" television game show (think "The Newlywed Game"), bases his book on "intimacy workouts," which he compares to physical workouts necessary to maintain good health. The exercises are deceptively simple. Pray out loud together. Look into each other's eyes (no, I'm not kidding!). Recall positive memories together. Tell each other what you are grateful for. Tell each other what you learned that day. "As the intimacy core muscles are strengthened daily, you can experience incredible closeness and endurance to run this marathon we call marriage."

He spells everything out for readers, right down to suggesting the couple write in when they will begin the exercises, at what time of day and the three exercises they will start with. He suggests planning awards, such as a night at a Bed and Breakfast, as incentive for sticking with the exercises.

Although the "ten minutes" principle is referred to throughout the book, it's actually a small portion of the text. After outlining the exercises, Weiss follows up with chapters that are intended to help couples in areas such as motivation, decision-making, fighting, sex and intimacy issues, problems from an abusive past, unforgiveness, money, forgetting to "date" and building a support network. The various chapters also emphasize faith, going to church and keeping God at the center of a marriage.

One interesting chapter addresses what Weiss calls "spouse attack," in which one spouse experiences a flood of negative thoughts about the other. He shares about his own "spouse attacks" and offers practical tools for a "One-minute Turnaround" that he says will stop the negative thoughts before they get out of hand. These range from calling a friend for help to picturing happy times with your spouse.

Three things stand in the way to success, Weiss writes: our personalities, "feelings first" decision making and waiting for desire. Strengthening marriages requires discipline, Weiss says. That means doing things you don't feel like doing, trying something that you may not feel is your personality and working intentionally to desire your spouse.

Weiss's enthusiasm never wanes, and there is an abundance of promises and lots of motivational pep talk. Look for words and phrases such as "amazing" or "look and feel better" sprinkled throughout. Weiss does a good job --- maybe too good --- of giving detailed ways to implement the principles he suggests in the book. As one example, in "The Ten-Minute Argument" there are contracts, suggestions for consequences when someone doesn't follow through and ideas for ensuring that both spouses understand the agreement (even a suggestion to make a cassette tape or CD of the agreement). Some readers will find the book over-detailed in places, although those who like everything spelled out for them may appreciate this. (More spontaneous couples may want to skim a few sections, such as the detailed dating chapter or the one on negotiating sex, right down to what positions you'll agree to.)

The mini-workbook forms inserted throughout the text (with contracts for husbands and wives to sign signifying their agreement to various issues) will aid some couples with application. THE TEN-MINUTE MARRIAGE PRINCIPLE will be most helpful to those who want specific, guided exercises and detailed ideas for help to revive a tired marriage or keep a marriage strong.

--- Reviewed by Cindy Crosby
Good resource  Feb 26, 2008
We are fans of the author & his ongoing work in the recovery community. The exercises in this book really are simple, but powerful. Recommended for anyone wishing to put some more tools in their marriage toolbox.

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